May
2
Sat
Canadian Federation of Humane Societies Conference @ River Rock Hotel, Richmond, BC
May 2 @ 8:00 am – May 5 @ 6:00 pm

The 2015 CFHS National Animal Welfare conference is the preeminent venue for thought-leadership, sharing of ideas, networking and learning.  The conference brings together Canada’s animal welfare community who is working with, caring for, and advocating on behalf of our nation’s animal population. Conference attendees passionately embrace the need to promote respect and humane treatment toward all animals.

May
14
Thu
2015 MN Animal Welfare Conference @ Best Western Kelly Inn, St. Cloud, MN
May 14 @ 8:45 am – 4:30 pm
May
15
Fri
Adoption Options @ Montgomery, AL
May 15 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Adoption Options is a FREE multi-city animal welfare workshop tour across North America. Petfinder is proud to bring nationally recognized speakers to local communities. Presented in conjunction with Petco Foundation, each Adoption Options is full of useful information for employees and volunteers of animal shelters and rescue organizations. These single-day workshops cost nothing to attend and cover topics focused around the placement, promotion and behavior of homeless pets.

 

May
20
Wed
MPAW-MAACO Central Regional Animal Welfare Workshop @ in Mason, MI
May 20 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • All animal welfare staff and volunteers welcome to this regional training and networking event. Topics include: Michigan animal laws and how they affect our work, working effectively with animal control, disease outbreaks—how to act fast to save lives, dog behavior modification, compassion fatigue in animal work, and conversational adoption counseling. Register at www.mpaw.org or call 888-735-5806 for more info. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare and the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers. Hosted by the Ingham County Animal Shelter.
May
22
Fri
MPAW-MAACO Western Regional Animal Welfare Workshop @ in Grand Rapids, MI
May 22 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • All animal welfare staff and volunteers welcome to this regional training and networking event. Topics include: Michigan animal laws and how they affect our work, working effectively with animal control, recognizing and documenting animal abuse, dog personality assessment, cats—handling and housing to reduce stress and maximize adoptions, and foster program management. Register at www.mpaw.org or call 888-735-5806 for more info. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare and the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers. Hosted by the Humane Society of West Michigan.
May
28
Thu
BlogPaws Conference @ Sheraton Nashville Music City in Nashville, TN
May 28 @ 8:00 am – May 30 @ 10:00 pm

This annual conferences brings together hundreds of pet bloggers, pet enthusiasts, shelters, rescues, and the brands who serve them, for social media education, networking, and promoting worldwide change for pets in need. Our online community site has grown to more than 3,600 registered members, in addition to more than 40,000 Twitter followers and over 20,000 Facebook likes.

Jun
3
Wed
MPAW-MAACO Northern Lower Michigan Regional Animal Welfare Workshop @ in Roscommon, MI
Jun 3 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • All animal welfare staff and volunteers welcome to this regional training and networking event. Topics include: investigating hoarding cases, working effectively with animal control, disease outbreaks—how to act fast to save lives, dog personality assessment, cats—handling and housing to reduce stress and maximize adoptions, and successful foster program management. Register at www.mpaw.org or call 888-735-5806 for more info. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare and the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers. Hosted by the Roscommon County Animal Shelter.
Jun
5
Fri
MPAW-MAACO Upper Peninsula Regional Animal Welfare Workshop @ in Escanaba, MI
Jun 5 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • All animal welfare staff and volunteers welcome to this regional training and networking event. Topics include: cats—handling and housing to reduce stress and maximize adoptions, working effectively with animal control, animal feeding and nutrition in the shelter/rescue, dog behavior modification, compassion fatigue in animal work, and adopter support programs. Register at www.mpaw.org or call 888-735-5806 for more info. Co-sponsored by the Michigan Partnership for Animal Welfare and the Michigan Association of Animal Control Officers. Hosted by the Delta Animal Shelter.
Jun
8
Mon
Prairie States Conference @ DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington, IL
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – Jun 10 @ 6:00 pm

The special session speaker will be Dr. Kate Hurley, Director, Koret Shelter Medicine Program, UC Davis Center for Companion Animal Health.

Jun
10
Wed
SAWA 2015 Management Conference @ Radisson Denver Southeast, Aurora, CO
Jun 10 @ 8:00 am – Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm